Some general education requirements may be double-counted in the major with departmental approval. Please see your advisor for information.
Professional Education Requirements (24 Hours)
A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) is required in each professional education course. C I 2300 & FDN 2400 are required prior to admission to Teacher Educ.
NOTE: To be admitted to the Teacher Education Program students must have a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA and take and satisfy testing requirements for Reading, Writing and Math areas of the PRAXIS (PPST or CBT). The PRAXIS II Area Exams are required for student teaching.
Cumulative 2.7 GPA; All courses in professional core must be completed with minimum grades of “C” (2.0) prior to student teaching, along with other courses (including methods and reading) identified within the major.
Language Requirements (6-12 Hours)
Completion of 6 semester hours at the *intermediate level or higher
Note: Beginning language course I & II or beginning combination language course are prerequisites for *intermediate level courses.
Language courses 1050 or 1060 may be used in General Education Liberal Studies Experience.
Major Requirements (43 Hours)
A 2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the major discipline, plus any other courses under Major Requirements and Required Cognate. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian. Honors sections are indicated by section number - 410 on the Schedule of Classes.